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March 2nd, 2012

Russell S. Oyer

March 2, 2012

Russell S. Oyer, 73, of Berne, died Wednesday in Swiss Village.
He married Nancy (Liechty) Oyer on August 20, 1960, and she survives. Other survivors include a son, Tim (Kristen) Oyer, of Geneva.
Visitation will be Sunday from 2-8 p.m. at Swiss Village. Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Swiss Village Chapel, with visitation one hour prior to services.
Burial will be in MRE Cemetery, Berne.

March 1st

Donald W. Borne

March 1, 2012

    Donald W. Borne, 90, of rural Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2012, at his home.
    He was born on September 25, 1921, in Adams County to the late Albert and Loretta (Koldeway) Borne.
    Donald worked as a farmer before retiring in the fall of 2011, milked cows for Allen Dairy, and also worked at General Electric for 34 years before retiring in 1985.
    He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

Beatrice G. Daniels

March 1, 2012

    Beatrice G. “Bea” Daniels, 86, died Wednesday afternoon at Swiss Village. 
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.

Suzette Marie Prchal

March 1, 2012

    Suzette Marie (Girard) Prchal, 65, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2012, at her residence.
    Born October 18, 1946, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Jay and Erline Girard.
    She married Bob Prchal on September 6, 1968, and he survivies.
    "Suzy's warm and loving smile and sense of humor will be missed by all."

Emma B. Schwartz

March 1, 2012

    Emma B. Schwartz, 24, of Geneva, died Wednesdat her residence.
    She was born on December 4, 1987, in Adams County. 
    She was a member of the Old Order Amish.

February 29th

Dorothy E. Poling

February 29, 2012

    Dorothy E. Poling, 67, of Decatur, passed away at 5 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2012, in the Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Dorothy was born on Wednesday, March 8, 1944, in Van Wert County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harold and Pauline (Foster) Hurless.
    Dorothy was a member of Cornerstone Community Church in Decatur and had worked at the Decatur Daily Democrat prior to a motorcycle accident in 1975.

February 28th

Rev. Fr. Lawrence Heiman

February 28, 2012

    Rev. Fr. Lawrence Heiman, C.PP.S., 94, of St Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2012.    Fr. Larry was born on August 24, 1917, in Decatur, to the late John and Anna Heimann. 
    He was a member of the order of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood and was a Dr. of Music and Art at St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Ind. 

Dorothy E. Poling

February 28, 2012

    Dorothy E. Poling, 67, of Decatur, died at 5 p.m., Monday at the Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.

February 27th

Ethan William Enyart

February 27, 2012

    Ethan William “Cowboy” Enyart, 22, of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away Saturday afternoon at Riverside Hospital, in Columbus,Ohio.
    He was a senior accounting major at Ohio State University.
    He was born November 19, 1989, in Coldwater, Ohio, and is survived by his parents, Lionel F. (Lisa VanWynsberghe) Enyart of Van Wert; and Keri J. (Lou) Schwaller,of Monroe.

Steven R. Hurst

February 27, 2012

    Steven R. Hurst, 60, of New Corydon, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012, in Ball Memorial Hospital, located in Muncie, following an extended illness.
    He was born on Saturday, May 26, 1951, in Adams County, the son of Richard and Ruth (Suman) Hurst.
    He married Vickie Yoder on October 24, 1970; she passed away on December 16, 1977.
    Steve was a former employee of the Adams County Highway Department and the Berne Ready Mix.

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